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Kentucky KM-140 Standard A-Model Mandolin Traditional Sunburst

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Product Price $274.63
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Traditional Kentucky A-model mandolins offer players that big sweet tone and easy playability, all priced within the reach of any budget-conscious mu...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 08-23-2018

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Traditional Kentucky A-model mandolins offer players that big sweet tone and easy playability, all priced within the reach of any budget-conscious musician. Saga has now raised the bar even further by upgrading the features of the KM-140 to include a solid top - making this already runaway best-seller even better.

Solid spruce top
Maple back and sides
Maple neck with 12th fret neck joint
Traditional high-gloss Sunburst finish
Multiple binding on top
Bound rosewood fretboard
Adjustable truss rod
Adjustable compensated rosewood bridge
Nickel-plated hardware
Classic M-O-P Kentucky script inlay and dot markers
Deluxe tuning machines
Shop adjusted
Case sold separately

Order today for an affordable A-0style with an attractive finish and F-holes.

Back and Side Material: Maple
Binding: Ivoroid
Body Style: A-Model
Bridge Material: Polished Indian Rosewood with Adjustment Wheels
Fingerboard Binding: White ABS
Fingerboard Inlay: M-O-P Dots
Fingerboard Material: Indian Rosewood
Finish: Sunburst High-gloss Lacquer
Neck / Body Joint: Dovetail
Neck Material: One-piece Maple
Note: Accepts Loop-end Strings Only
Number of Frets Clear: 12
Number of Frets Total: 20
Nut Material: Bone
Nut Width: 1 1/8"
Peghead Inlay: M-O-P Logo Script
Peghead Overlay: Black Paint
Pickguard: Black Multi-ply
Plating: Nickel-plated / Pattern and Logo Stamped
Scale Length: 13 7/8" (354mm)
Soundhole Shape: Traditional F-Hole
Tailpiece: 1920s-style Stamped Brass / Press-fit Cover
Top: Solid Spruce
Top Purfling: Multi-ply W-B-W / Top and Back Inlay
Truss Rod: Traditional Two-Way Adjustable
Tuning Machines: Gotoh„¢ 4-on-a-plate / White ABS Buttons
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Comments about Kentucky KM-140 Standard A-Model Mandolin:

I had done extensive research on the various mandolin brands as I am a novice player. Tone was very important to me. When I finally settled on the Kentucky, I realised that they were slightly out of my budget. Musicians Friend has a "blemished" section and after reading the reviews of other customers, I decided to try it. I had already examined some mandolins in the local music store, read countless reviews and listened to Youtube videos. This mandolin arrived in mint condition. It was in better condition than the store instruments that I looked at. And I do not have to tune it every time I play it. It is a beautiful instrument.

I also purchased a carrying case, not a bag as a vendor had explained to me how important it was to guard the headstock. (Fortunately, this particular mandolin has a truss rod. ) I purchased a mandolin case for under fifty from another site. The mandolin fits perfectly. Again, I did research.

I am pleased with the purchase with the purchase of this mandolin. Thank you Musicians Friend.

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